Coastal Water-hyssop, Herb-of-grace, Water hyssop Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family)
USDA Symbol:BAMO USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
click to enlarge
Specimen & Label Data
Location: NE corner of intersection of Salado Creek and the low water crossing from the main base of Ft. Sam Houston to the Pershing Firing Range, San Antonio.
Habitat: Rooted in mud of fresh water creek bank. Frequently flooded. Full sun.
Description: Mat forming, fleshy perennial; stems loosely ascending, to 3 dm. Leaves cuneate to narrow base, rounded at apex. Pedicels exceeding the subtending leaf. Corolla campanulate, obscurely bilabiate, lilac colored, to 10 cm long.
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Aug 5, 1994
Specimen number: 653
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0937
Accession Date: Oct 27, 1994
Accession Number: 73Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit)